Sebastian Rodriguez

Founder & Director

Short Bio

Sebastian Rodriguez is a Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN), Argentina. He is also the founder and Head of the Advanced Informatics Technology Research Group (GITIA) and an associate researcher of the Systems and Transportation Laboratory at the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM), France. He received a Computer Engineer degree from Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, a M.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of Franche-Comté and a Ph.D. degree in computer science of the UTBM.

Research Interests

  • Agent Oriented Software Engineering
  • Complex Systems Modeling and Simulation
  • MultiAgent Systems Methodologies
  • Holonic MultiAgent Systems
  • Formal Methods for MultiAgent Systems

Research Activities

  • Director - Grupo de Investigación en Tecnologías Informáticas Avanzadas, Facultad Regional de Tucumán, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina
  • Director - Especialización y Maestría en Ingeniería de Sistemas de Información, Facultad Regional de Tucumán, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina
  • Associated Researcher - Systems and Transport Laboratory, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France

Selected Publications

2017

Multiagent Model for Distributed Peak Shaving System with Demand-Side Management Approach.
By D. Lizondo, P. Araujo, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In 2017 First IEEE International Conference on Robotic Computing (IRC), pp. 352-357, 2017.
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Analyzing Requirements Engineering for Cloud Computing, in Requirements Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing, 1st ed., M. Ramachandran and Z. Mahmood, Eds. Cham, Suiza: Springer International Publishing AG, 2017, 45-64.
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Cloud Dimensions for Requirements Specification, in Requirements Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing, 1st ed., M. Ramachandran and Z. Mahmood, Eds. Cham, Suiza: Springer International Publishing AG, 2017, 23-43.
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2016

Análisis Semántico de los Aspectos Técnicos y Operaciones de Cloud Computing.
By A. S. Zalazar, L. Ballejos and S. Rodriguez.
In Análisis Semántico de los Aspectos Técnicos y Operaciones de Cloud Computing, 2016.
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Environnement Multidimensionnel Pour Contextualiser Les Interactions Des Agents. Application à La Simulation Du Trafic Routier Urbain..
By S. Galland, F. Balbo, G. Picard, O. Boissier, N. Gaud and S. Rodriguez.
In Revue d’Intelligence Artificielle, vol. 30, no., 1 81-108 Feb. 2016.
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Optimización usando Cúmulos de Partı́culas aplicado a la distribución de la caña de azúcar en Tucumán.
By N. Majorel Padilla, P. Alvarez, P. Araujo, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Congreso Nacional de Ingenierı́a Informática/Sistemas de Información, pp. 7, 2016.
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A metamodeling approach for the identification of organizational smells in multi-agent systems: application to ASPECS.
By P. Araujo, S. Rodriguez and V. Hilaire.
In Artificial Intelligence Review, 1 - 28 Oct. 2016.
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Engineering multi-agent systems using feedback loops and holarchies.
By G. Basso, M. Cossentino, V. Hilaire, F. Lauri, S. Rodriguez and V. Seidita.
In Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 55 14 - 25 Oct. 2016.
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Neural Network for Estimating Daily Global Solar Radiation Using Temperature, Humidity and Pressure as Unique Climatic Input Variables.
By V. A. Jimenez, A. Barrionuevo, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, no., 7 94-103 Mar. 2016.
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An Experience of Engineering of MAS for Smart Environments: Extension of ASPECS, in Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services 2016, vol. 55, Springer International Publishing, 2016, 649–658.
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2015

A New Perspective on Multi-Agent Environment with {SARL}.
By S. Rodriguez, S. Galland and N. Gaud.
In Procedia Computer Science, vol. 56, no. 526 - 531 2015.
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A multidimensional environment implementation for enhancing agent interactions.
By S. Galland, F. Balbo, N. Gaud, S. Rodriguez, G. Picard and O. Boissier.
In 14th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS15), pp. 1801-1802, 2015.
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Contextualize Agent Interactions by Combining Social and Physical Dimensions in the Environment.
By S. Galland, F. Balbo, N. Gaud, S. Rodriguez, G. Picard and O. Boissier.
In 13th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS), LNAI 9086, pp. 107-11, 2015.
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Auto Robot de carreras seguidor de lı́neas.
By J. Bustos, R. Rosino, F. Luna, L. A. Urrere, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
Dec-2015.
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Optimización de Constantes Numéricas en Tree-Based Genetic Programming.
By V. A. Jimenez, S. Elli, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Tecnologı́a y Ciencia, no., 27 184-196 Nov. 2015.
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Toward a Semantic Representation of Legal Aspects in Cloud Computing.
By A. S. Zalazar, S. Rodriguez and L. Ballejos.
In 3er Congresso Internacional de Direito e Contemporaneidade: mı́dias e direitos da sociedade em rede. V Congresso Iberoamericano de Investigadores e Docentes de Dereito e Informática (CIIDDI 2015), 2015.
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Análisis de Variables Temporales para la Predicción del Consumo Eléctrico.
By D. Lizondo, V. A. Jimenez, F. Villacis Postigo, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Revista Técnica Energı́a, no., 11 Jan. 2015.
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Modelización no lineal del problema de la distribución de la caña de azúcar y su implementación en Sistemas Multiagentes Organizacionales.
By N. Majorel Padilla, P. Araujo, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In 3er Congreso Nacional de Ingenierı́a Informática/Sistemas de Información, 2015.
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An approach for Organizational Design Smells identification within Multi-Agent Systems.
By P. Araujo, D. Lizondo, S. Rodriguez and V. Hilaire.
In International Workshop on Coordination, Organisation, Institutions and Norms in Multi-Agent Systems (COIN2015@IJCAI), pp. 10, 2015.
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Handling Dynamic Requirements in Cloud Computing.
By A. S. Zalazar, S. Rodriguez and L. Ballejos.
In 44JAIIO – 16th Argentine Symposium on Software Engineering, 220-233 2015.
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2014

Imputación de Datos Climáticos Utilizando Algoritmos Genéticos Niching.
By V. A. Jimenez, A. Will, S. Rodriguez and C. Lamelas.
In Acta de la XXXVII Reunión de Trabajo de la Asociación Argentina de Energı́as Renovables y Medio Ambiente, vol. 2, pp. 11139-11148, 2014.
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SARL: a general-purpose agent-oriented programming language.
By S. Rodriguez, N. Gaud and S. Galland.
In The 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, 2014.
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Experiencia de Vinculación entre el GITIA-UTN y la Empresa de Distribución Eléctrica de Tucumán S.A..
By S. Rodriguez, A. Will and A. Abella.
In 8 Jornadas de Vinculación Universidad - Industria, 2014.
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Contextualiser l’interaction entre agents en combinant dimensions sociale et physique au sein de l’environnement.
By S. Galland, N. Gaud, S. Rodriguez, F. Balbo, G. Picard and O. Boissier.
In 22es Journées Francophones sur les Systèmes Multi-Agents, 2014.
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Enfoque para la validación sintáctica de modelos organizacionales de Sistemas Multiagentes.
By P. Araujo and S. Rodriguez.
In Revista de Ciencia y Tecnologı́a - Universidad de Palermo, vol. 14 123-143 Nov. 2014.
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Optimización de Constantes Numéricas en Regresión Simbólica utilizando un Framework de Tree-Based Genetic Programming.
By S. Elli, V. A. Jimenez, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Actas del 2° Congreso Nacional de Ingenierı́a Informática/Sistemas de Información, pp. 114-124, 2014.
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2013

An approach for the integration of swarm intelligence in MAS: an engineering perspective.
By V. Hilaire, M. Cossentino, F. GECHTER, S. Rodriguez and A. Koukam.
In Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 40, no., 4 1323–1332 2013.
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Janeiro Studio.
By P. Araujo and S. Rodriguez.
In 1er Congreso Nacional de Ingenierı́a Informática y Sistemas de Información, 2013.
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Primeros pasos para una aplicación móvil offline de reconocimiento facial.
By BarrazaSara Lı́a, E. Thuillier, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Congreso Nacional de Ingenierı́a Informática/Sistemas de Información, 2013.
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2012

Programación Genética y aplicaciones a Robótica: Cortadora de Pasto y Resolución de Laberintos.
By F. Navarro, L. Remis, D. Santochi, J. Lenis, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Actas de las VII Jornadas Argentinas de Robótica, 2012.
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2011

Optimización del transporte de caña de azucar utilizando Sistemas Multiagentes y Algoritmos Genéticos.
By DécimaAgustı́n, N. Majorel Padilla, A. Will, S. Rodriguez and O. Diez.
In XIX Congreso sobre Métodos Numéricos y sus Aplicaciones (ENIEF 2011), vol. XXX, pp. 2473-2485, 2011.
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Comparación de Métodos de Optimización para el Transporte de Caña de Azúcar en Tucumán.
By N. Majorel Padilla, DécimaAgustı́n, A. Will and S. Rodriguez.
In Ciencia, Tecnologı́a y Medio Ambiente, 2011.
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Immune Systems, in Self-organizing Software: From Natural to Artificial Adaptation, 1st ed., G. Di Marzo Serugendo, M.-P. Gleizes and A. Karageorgos, Eds. Springer, 2011, 216-236.
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OPTIMIZATION OF SUGAR CANE TRANSPORTATION IN TUCUMÁN USING MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS.
By N. Majorel Padilla, DécimaAgustı́n, A. Will, S. Rodriguez and O. Diez.
In Iberoamerican Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 3, no., 2 103-119 2011.
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Holonic Multi-Agent Systems, in Self-organizing Software: From Natural to Artificial Adaptation, 1st ed., G. Di Marzo Serugendo, M.-P. Gleizes and A. Karageorgos, Eds. Springer, 2011, 238-263.
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Optimización del Transporte de Caña de Azúcar en Tucumán utilizando Sistemas Multiagentes.
By N. Majorel Padilla, DécimaAgustı́n, A. Will, S. Rodriguez and O. Diez.
In 40 JAIIO : Jornadas de Informática Industrial, pp. 219-233, 2011.
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2010

Formal Specification of an Immune Based Agent Architecture.
By V. Hilaire, F. Lauri, J. P. Gruer, A. Koukam and S. Rodriguez.
In Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 23, no., 4 505-513 Jun. 2010.
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Janus: Another Yet General-Purpose Multiagent Platform.
By S. Galland, N. Gaud, S. Rodriguez and V. Hilaire.
In 7th Agent-Oriented Software Engineering Technical Forum (TFGAOSE-10), 2010.
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Optimización del Transporte de Caña de Azúcar, in Cursos y Seminarios de Matemática, 1st ed., no., 6, Departamento de Matemática- FCEyN- Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2010, 3-15.
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2009

Cluster Bicentenario, hacia una infraestructura de Supercomputador.
By A. Sarghel, I. Hansen, A. Fraga, P. Subia, A. Lamenza, A. Busso, P. Frias and S. Rodriguez.
In III Taller Latinoiberoamericano de Investigación de Operaciones, 2009.
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2008

An adaptative agent architecture for holonic multi-agent systems.
By V. Hilaire, A. Koukam and S. Rodriguez.
In ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), vol. 3, no., 1 1–24 2008.
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2007

Towards a holonic multiple aspect analysis and modeling approach for complex systems: Application to the simulation of industrial plants.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 15, no., 5 521–543 May 2007.
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A Formal Holonic Framework with prooved Self-Organizing Capabilities.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, vol. 16, no., 1 7–25 Mar. 2007.
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An analysis and design concept for self-organization in holonic multi-agent systems.
By S. Rodriguez, N. Gaud, V. Hilaire, S. Galland and A. Koukam.
In Proceedings of the 4th international conference on Engineering self-organising systems, pp. 15–27, 2007.
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A Holonic Approach to Model and Deploy Large Scale Simulations.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Multi-Agent-Based Simulation VII, International Workshop, MABS 2006, Hakodate, Japan, May 8, 2006, Revised and Invited Papers, vol. 4442, pp. 112-127, 2007.
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2006

Modeling Holonic Systems with an Organizational approach.
By S. Rodriguez, N. Gaud, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Proceedings of the 4th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems EUMAS’06, Lisbon, Portugal, December 14-15, 2006, vol. 223, 2006.
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Holonic Modeling of Environments for Situated Multi-agent Systems..
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Environments for Multi-Agent Systems II, Second International Workshop, E4MAS 2005, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 25, 2005, Selected Revised and Invited Papers, vol. 3830, pp. 18-31, 2006.
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2005

From analysis to design of holonic multi-agent systems: A framework, methodological guidelines and applications, By S. Rodriguez.
, PhD thesis, 2005.
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Multi-Agent Coordination is Arbitration from a Super-Holon Point of View.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Multi-Agents for modeling Complex Systems (MA4CS’05) – European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS’05), 2005.
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Formal Specification of Holonic Multi-Agent System Framework.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In International Conference on Computational Science (3), vol. 3516, pp. 719-726, 2005.
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Approach based on Holonic Systems.
By N. Gaud, S. Rodriguez and V. Hilaire.
Ljubljana, Slovenia Mar-2005.
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Janus: A framework to develop holonic organizations using a behavioral perspective.
By N. Gaud and S. Rodriguez.
2005.
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2003

Towards a Methodological Framework for Holonic Multi-Agent Systems.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Fourth International Workshop of Engineering Societies in the Agents World, pp. 179–185, 2003.
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Intelligent Inmune-based System for autonomous Soccer Robots.
By M. Bakhouya, S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire, A. Koukam and J. Gaber.
In FIRA Robot World Congress, 2003.
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2002

Coordinating Multi-Agent Systems in dynamic environments, By S. Rodriguez.
, Master's thesis, 2002.
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An Architecture for Multi-Agent Systems in the Robot-Soccer Field.
By S. Rodriguez, V. Hilaire and A. Koukam.
In Agent Day 2002, pp. 5–12, 2002.
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